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The Rose Book: A Complete Guide for Amateur Rose Growers

By: Thomas, H.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company: 1922

Seller ID: 2287249

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Page ridges and endpapers lightly foxed, pencil note on front endpaper. 1922 Hard Cover. x, 287 pp. Color plates tipped in. Beautifully illustrated with eight direct color photographs by H. Essenhigh Corke and forty half-tone plates. CONTENTS: Part I. Roses to Begin With; Part II. Roses to Proceed With; Part III. Some Very Practical Matters; Part IV. Rose Growing Under Glass; Part V. Round the Year in the Rose Garden; Part VI. Lists of Varieties for Various Purposes; Appendix. View more info

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Gardening with Herbs

By: Tolley, Emelie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Potter: 1995

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2188318

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author. Ink name on front endpaper.Near Fine. 1995 Large Hardcover. From the leading authorities on the myriad uses of herbs comes an inspiring look at how gardeners around the world have incorporated these fragrant and versatile plants into the landscape. Tolley and Mead highlight distinctive features of these exemplary herb gardens and they offer invaluable assistance to all gardeners wishing to introduce herbs into their backyards. View more info

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A Little History of British Gardening

By: Uglow, Jenny

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Point Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273777

ISBN: 0865477027

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2004 Hard Cover. 342 pp. Did the Romans have rakes? Did the monks get muddy? This lively history of gardening in Britain takes us on a tour from the thorn hedges around prehistoric settlements to the rage for decking and ornamental grasses today. It tracks down the ordinary folk who worked the earth-the apprentice boys and weeding women, the florists and nursery gardeners-as well as aristocrats, grand designers, and famous plant hunters. Colored by Jenny Uglow's own love for plants and brought to life by many vivid illustrations, it not only deals with flowery-meads... View more info

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Facts About Cotton

By: USDA

Price: $5.00

Publisher: USDA: 1956

Seller ID: 1775664

Condition: Very Good


Binding tight, pages clean. 1956 Stapled Binding. 8 pp. A brief overview of the harvesting of cotton. View more info

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International Bonsai Magazine: No. 4 (1997)

By: Valavanis, William N.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: William N. Valavanis: 1997

Seller ID: 2206437

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1997 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Includes special feature on fruiting bonsai. View more info

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International Bonsai Magazine: No. 1 (1999)

By: Valavanis, William N.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: William N. Valavanis: 1999

Seller ID: 2206438

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1999 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Includes a special feature on Chinese Quince bonsai. View more info

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International Bonsai: No. 2 (2000)

By: Valavanis, William N.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: William N. Valavanis: 2000

Seller ID: 2206440

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2000 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Includes a special feature on Azalea bonsai. View more info

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International Bonsai: No. 3 (2000)

By: Valavanis, William N.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: William N. Valavanis: 2000

Seller ID: 2206441

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2000 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Includes a special feature on Collected Bonsai. View more info

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Period Rooms in Miniature (The Mrs. James Ward Thorne Collection)

By: Watson, Thomas J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: International Business Machines Corporation: 1946

Seller ID: 2281537

Condition: Good


Light edge wear. 1946 Stapled Binding. Photographs and information on the miniature historical reproductions owned by Mrs. James Ward Thorne. View more info

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The Story of the White House and its Home Life

By: Whipple, Wayne; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dwinell-Wright Company: 1937

Seller ID: 2280395

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper creased. 1937 Stapled Binding. 62 pp. A look into the history of living in the White House. View more info

Image for The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing; Log Cabin Building; Mountain Crafts and Foods; Planting by the Signs; Snake Lore; Hunting Tales; Faith Healing; Moonshining; and Other Affairs of Plain Living

The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing; Log Cabin Building; Mountain Crafts and Foods; Planting by the Signs; Snake Lore; Hunting Tales; Faith Healing; Moonshining; and Other Affairs of Plain Living

By: Wigginton, Eliot

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2206501

Condition: Good


21st printing. Wrappers toned, edges lightly foxed, ink gift note on half-title page. 1972 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 384 pp. Black & white photographs. Includes: Hog Dressing; Log Cabin Building; Mountain Crafts and Foods; Planting by the Signs; Snake Lore; Hunting Tales; Faith Healing; Moonshining; Other Affairs of Plain Living. View more info

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The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing; Log Cabin Building; Mountain Crafts and Foods; Planting by the Signs; Snake Lore; Hunting Tales; Faith Healing; Moonshining; and Other Affairs of Plain Living

By: Wigginton, Eliot

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 1972

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2266856

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Spine lightly creased, wrappers lightly toned, ink name inside front wrapper. 1972 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 384 pp. Black & white photographs. Includes: Hog Dressing; Log Cabin Building; Mountain Crafts and Foods; Planting by the Signs; Snake Lore; Hunting Tales; Faith Healing; Moonshining; Other Affairs of Plain Living. View more info

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Foxfire 2: Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customs, Corn Shuckin's, Wagonmaking, and More Affairs of Plain Living

By: Wigginton, Eliot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Anchor Books / Anchor Press / Doubleday: 1973

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2266872

ISBN: 0385022670

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Ink name and address on front endpaper, page ridges lightly foxed, a few small tears along jacket edges. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 410, [6] pp. 8vo. This second Foxfire volume includes topics such as ghost stories, spinning and weaving, wagon making, midwifing, corn shuckin', and more. CONTENTS: Maude Shope; Sourwood Honey; Beekeeping; Spring Wild Plant Foods; Happy Dowdle; Making an Ox Yoke; Wagon Wheels and Wagons; Making a Tub Wheel; Making a Foot-Powered Lathe; From Raising Sheep to Weaving Cloth; How to Wash Clothes in an Iron Pot; Anna H... View more info

Terrific Texture Techniques: Decorating with Dimensional Finishes

By: Windsor, Tiffany

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1500301

ISBN: 1402721447

Condition: Fine


First edition. Nice bright copy. Fine. 2005 Large Hardcover. 128 pp. Color photographs throughout text. Texture is one of the hottest trends in decorating, and with the complete program outlined here by Delta Technical Coatings -- a widely recognized name in the crafts market -- it's easy to achieve the wonderful faux-finish looks displayed in upscale home décor magazines. Striking photos showcase more than 30 projects large and small, ranging from entire rooms to gift ideas. View more info

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Ferns: And How to Grow Them (The Garden Library)

By: Woolson, G.A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1914

Seller ID: 2266615

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, ink names on front endpaper and chapter three, a few faint spots to a few pages. 1914 Hard Cover. x, 156 pp. CONTENTS: The Life of a Fern; Where Hardy Ferns Can Be Grown; Ferns in the Mixed Border; Rockwork for Ferns; Hardy Ferns for Indoor Culture, and How to Select Them; Ferns in the Living Room During Winter; Fern Rockeries Indoors; Fern Culture Under Bell Glasses and in the Wardian Case; Exotic Ferns Without a Greenhouse; Aerial Fern Culture; Ferns for Special Purposes; Index to Contents and Synonymy. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Alpine Flowers and Rock Gardens, with Notes on Alpine Plants at Home

By: Wright, Walter P.; Graveson, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin Limited: 1924

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2288803

Condition: Near Fine


Third edition. Faint spot on page ridge. 1924 Large Hardcover. 292 pp. Gilt titles on spine. Color illustrations tipped in. Illustrated in colour. With notes on Alpine Plants at Home by William Graveson. CONTENTS: Characteristics and Habitat; Alpine Plants at Home; Cultural; Descriptive and Selective. View more info

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Handbook on Dwarfed Potted Trees: the Bonsai of Japan (Special Printing of Plants & Gardens Vol. 9, No. 3)

By: Yashiroda, Kan; Rusk, Hester M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden: 1954

Seller ID: 2202774

Condition: Good


Edge wear, small chip from top corner, ink mark on top corner. 1954 Stapled Binding. 88 pp. CONTENTS: Director's Letter; The Amateur Bonsai Fancier; Transplanting Sargents' Juniper Bonsai; For Bonsai Beginners; Miniature Bonsai; The Matsudaira Collection of Miniature Bonsai; Bonsai at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden; Bald Cypress Bonsai; Japanese Zelkova Bonsai from Seedlings; An Unusual Plant; Yeddo Spruce Bonsai from Cuttings; Lotus in a Bowl; Satsuki Azaleas as Dwarfed Potted Shrubs; A Bonsai Owner in New York City; Chrysanthemums, Bonsai Style. View more info

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The Art of Bonsai: Creation, Care and Enjoyment

By: Yoshimura, Yuji; Halford, Giovanna M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2286521

ISBN: 0804820910

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. 220 pp. Yuji Yoshimura brings to the subject a long ancestral tradition, intensive training in modern horticulrual techniques, and wide experience in teaching bonsai on an international scale. His nursery, the Kofu-en, in the outskirts of Tokyo, is a mecca for admirers of bonsai all over the world. He is also the co-author of The Japanese Art of Stone Appreciation, published by Tuttle. Giovanna M. Halford of England is one of Mr. Yoshimura's star pupils. While in Japan, she studied at the Kofu-en for two years, completing the most advanced co... View more info

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Contemporary Asian Kitchens and Dining Rooms

By: Zabihi, Karina; Jotisalikorn, Chami

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Periplus: 2004

Seller ID: 2202766

Condition: Near Fine


2004 Large Hardcover. 128 pp. With over one hundred full-color photographs, Contemporary Asian Kitchens and Dining Rooms looks at a wide range of inspirational cooking and dining spaces. Few rooms in the house depict the changing aesthetics of design as radically as kitchens and dining rooms. The growing trend toward modern fixtures and fittings in kitchens calls for more interactive and creative dining areas, a trend that is redefining the Asian home. Innovation and quality leap from every page of this book, which features the work of some of the best architects and designers from Singapor... View more info

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New Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques: The Indispensable Illustrated Practical Guide (American Horticultural Society)

By: [American Horticultural Society]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264667

ISBN: 1845334841

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2009 Large Hardcover. 480 pp. A flagship practical book of step-by-step gardening techniques from the AHS that shows up-to-date skills to a new generation of gardeners. The AHS New Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques is the new definitive guide to explaining all the essential techniques you are ever likely to need. It reflects modern best-practice gardening at the American Horticultural Society, a leading gardening authority. All techniques are shown clearly and simply with step-by-step instructions for every gardener to follow. Contains more than 2000 clear a... View more info

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Ten Acres Enough. A Practical Experience, Showing How a Very Small Farm May Be Made to Keep a Very Large Family. with Extensive and Profitable Experience in the Cultivation of the Smaller Fruits.

By: [Morris, Edmund]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Excelsior Publishing House: 1864

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2260979

Condition: Near Fine


Twenty-sixth edition. Several hand-made Valentines laid in, ink name on reverse of front free endpaper. 1864 Hard Cover. 255, [1] pp. 8vo. Morris' simply written chronicle — one of the most popular books of its time — emphasizes that agricultural success depends not on how much you grow but on what and how. Between thoughtful discussions of choosing the location, selecting crops, and planting an orchard, he contrasts city and country life, despairs over weeds and raising pigs, counts his gains and losses at the end of the first year, and writes warmly about the joys of establishing a home.... View more info